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From Pasta to Pigfoot

Frances Mensah Williams

9781909762206
526 pages
Jacaranda Books Art Music
Overview

Be swept away by sun, sea, self-love and a delicious dollop of romance in this original, multicultural romance novel set between London and Ghana. Introducing your new, favourite girl-next-door Faye Bonsu.

Dismissed as a cultural lightweight by the man she is desperate to please, under-achieving PA, Faye Bonsu, is on a mission to find love. A disastrous night out leaves pasta-fanatic Faye’s romantic dreams in tatters and underscores her alienation from her African heritage. Leaving her cosy middle-class life in London’s leafy Hampstead to find out what she’s missing, Faye is whisked into the hectic social whirlpool of Ghana where she meets the handsome Rocky Asante, a cynical, career-obsessed banker with no time for women... until now.

Transported into a world of food, fun and sun, and faced with choices she had never thought possible, Faye is forced to discover that no matter how far you travel, you can’t find love until you find yourself.

From Pasta to Pigfoot is a fun, contemporary, multi-cultural novel that explores in a light-hearted way the clash of cultures that has become characteristic of our increasingly multicultural society.

Author Bio
Frances Mensah Williams was born in Ghana, moving to the UK at the age of six,. A graduate of University of Reading, her career in Human Resources Management, Training and Consultancy, spans the UK and Africa. She is the recipient of several awards, and in 2011 was nominated as one of the Top 20 Inspirational Females from the Africa Diaspora in Europe. She is the author of non-fiction titles Everyday Heroes and I Want to Work in Africa, and the novel From Pasta to Pigfoot (2015).